Percy Bysshe Shelley and the Sciences
Article first published online: 21 DEC 2005
Volume 2, Issue 1, page **, January 2005
How to Cite
Borushko, M. C. (2005), Percy Bysshe Shelley and the Sciences. Literature Compass, 2: **. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-4113.2005.00205.x
- Issue published online: 21 DEC 2005
- Article first published online: 21 DEC 2005
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) followed advances in the sciences with enthusiasm. This essay sketches the biographical details and historical context of Shelley's interest in science, and shows how past and present literary criticism has interpreted the influence of science on Shelley's poetry.